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Vaginal Itching (Definition)

Vaginal itching is a symptom in which a person feels itchy in her vagina, usually due to some bacterial or other type of infection, but can also be due to inadequate estrogen, leading to dryness and thinness of the skin at the ...Read more


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Vaginal itching, been tested 4 all STDs more than 1x,had multiple cultures done, all neg., tried antibiotics/yeast treatments,they didn't help?

Need thorough evaluation: You need a thorough evaluation. If you are perimenopausal, decreased estrogen levels can make the vaginal and vulvar tissue thinner, so more prone to irritation. It could be a reaction to a soap or other chemical you are exposed to. If it's always one spot, it may need to be examined for a skin disorder, such as lichen sclerosis or vulvar or vaginal neoplasia. ...Read more

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Although i am taking anti fungal tablets my vaginal itching is not totally alright. In the course of 1o days its been 5 days and it still itches me.

Although i am taking anti fungal tablets my vaginal itching is not totally alright. In the course of 1o days its been 5 days and it still itches me.

Which tablets?: Pills for fungus---terbinafine-----are not effective for yeast. Usual yeast pill, fluconazole, is a single dose, sometimes repeated in a week. Yeast is certainly not the only cause of vaginal itch. Fungus is usually not that itchy. So see a GYN or dermatologist. You need to provide precise information about symptoms and about all pills or treatments. ...Read more

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What is the best cream to use for vaginal itching?

What is the best cream to use for vaginal itching?

Please see your Dr.: Vaginal itching can have a number of different causes. Before treatment, a diagnosis has to be made. Fragrances and dyes in products used in the area, including laundry detergents, fabric softeners, pads, wipes, soaps, etc. Can cause itching. So can vaginal yeast or other infections and several inflammatory skin conditions. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Will neosporin cure vaginal itching?

Most likely not.: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching and redness. What's a good cure and prevention?

Vaginal itching and redness.  What's a good cure and prevention?

Depends on cause: Vaginal itching and redness are usually signs of a vaginal infection. You need to know the cause to know the correct treatment (yeast, bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas). For this you will need to see your doctor. To prevent vaginal infection, always wipe front to back for personal hygiene, foods such as yogurt may help, if anal sex is practiced, do not insert from the anus to the vagina. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more